Protect your pocket with energy-saving light bulbs
Do energy-saving bulbs really save money? Yes, they can! Find out how you can reduce your energy bills by simply using energy-efficient LED light bulbs.
All traditional incandescent bulbs have been banned to accommodate the shift towards more efficient technologies. The less efficient halogen bulbs were phased out by the EU in 2018 and replaced by energy-efficient light bulbs. Therefore, Europe is now using less energy than ever before thanks to energy-saving lights.
Yes, according to Which?, there are two main types of energy-efficient bulbs:
1. LEDs (Light Emitting Diodes) use 90% less energy than traditional bulbs
2. CFLs (Compact Fluorescent Lamps) use 60-80% less energy than traditional bulbs
So let’s talk about energy-efficiency lighting facts.
If you replaced every bulb in your home with LED bulbs of the same brightness, you could save around £35 per year on your electricity bill.
Not only that but LEDs also:
Offer improved light quality from the moment they're switched on,
Come in a wide variety of sizes and fittings,
Once you've installed your energy-saving light bulbs, you can save even more money by following these simple steps:
Dim, brighten or even change the colour of your bulbs through the Phillips Hue app
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